Bulldozer Tunnel

The Bulldozer Tunnel is a mine located in Salt Lake county, Utah at an elevation of 7,598 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Bulldozer Tunnel  

State:  Utah

County:  Salt Lake

Elevation: 7,598 Feet (2,316 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 40.51083, -112.16222

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Satelite image of the Bulldozer Tunnel

Bulldozer Tunnel MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bulldozer Tunnel
Secondary: Boston Consolidated Group


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Utah
County: Salt Lake
District: Bingham District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Commodity): NO LARGE AMOUNT OF ORE ENCOUNTERED

Comment (Location): THE MINE IS NOW UNDERNEATH THE WASTE DUMPS OF THE OPEN PIT

Comment (Workings): 300 FT TUNNEL IN A NE DIRECTION, CONNECTS WITH THE PHOENIX MINE BY AN INCLINE SHAFT.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THE TUNNEL LIES IN OXIDIZED, CHERTY LS

Comment (Deposit): PROSPECT


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 38. P. 283

Reference (Deposit): CONSV. DIV. COMP. DATE, 03-26-1958